Cable & Telecom

Rogers adds Playboy On Demand

TORONTO – Last week Rogers Cable added Playboy On Demand to its SVOD lineup. As usual with adult content, the addition wasn’t trumpeted with a press release, but quietly added,... Continue Reading

Rogers to launch RETV

TORONTO – Rogers Cable must be juiced about its next new TV channel because ads touting it are already in rotation among its parent company’s Toronto radio stations, despite the... Continue Reading

Shaw adds 22,450 phone customers

CALGARY – Shaw Communications today reported solid third quarter results, beating analysts extimates and revealing its number of telephony subscribers for the first time. The satellite, cable, Internet and telephone... Continue Reading

Corus in VOD deal with Comcast

TORONTO and PHILADELPHIA - Corus Entertainment Comcast Corporation, the largest U.S. cable company, today announced the mid-July launch of Vortex On Demand, a new video-on-demand service providing programming for kids... Continue Reading

CCTA responds to Saskatchewan appeal

OTTAWA – The CRTC’s VOIP decision prevents monopolies like SaskTel from driving newcomers out of the telephony business and the federal cabinet should deny all appeals, says Canadian Cable Telecommunications... Continue Reading

MTS Allstream buys Delphi

TORONTO - MTS Allstream Inc. today announced that it has acquired Delphi Solutions Corp. for approximately $15 million cash. For Allstream, the national division of MTS, which also provides back... Continue Reading

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.